Month: August 2020

British Virgin Islands Travel Advisory Issued for Fall 2020

Although the British Virgin Islands have lifted COVID-19 stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations this week, the U.S. Department of State has issued a status report with recommendations for those considering travel. Bridgetown has been assessed as being a HIGH-threat location, and Grenada as a LOW-threat location, for crime directed at…

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The Mosquito Put Our Mother To Sleep

This was a lot of brand new word learning for a someone who just wanted to play Superman or Lone Ranger. Unknown words, like “school,” “astronaut,” and “lunchbox,” were cropping up. Heck, I was just interested in understandable verbage like “Up Up and Away” or “Hiyo Silver.” “Kemosabe” was stretching it. But the one that…

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New Polls With Trump Up, Biden Down

Two polls out this week keep President Donald Trump UP on more solid ground, with Joe Biden DOWN in the basement. The new Marquette Law School Poll is not looking good for liberals. Q “Which issue is most important to you?” • Law & order/riots/violence = 37%• Economy/jobs = 27%• Education = 13%• Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic =…

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Honesty and Ethics is Winning

In December 2012, Spanish long-distance runner Ivan Fernandez was trailing behind Olympic bronze medallist Abel Mutai during a cross-country race in Burlada, Navarra. Mutai was leading comfortably until he pulled up 10 to 20 metres short of the finish line thinking the race was already over. Instead of passing Mutai, Fernández Anaya slowed down and…

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Mary’s and Frank’s Creations Over 200 Years Ago Are Honored by Trump Supporters Today

Baltimore’s Mary Young Pickersgill and her helpers gathered about 400 yards of red and blue English wool and white cotton fabric for her next assignment. When finished, the project would weigh more than 50 pounds. It would turn out to be one of the most inspiring symbols in cloth, and in song in history. It’s…

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Did U.S. Soldiers Die From Covert Obama-Jarrett Secret Deal?

Eight years ago this month, then President Barack Obama sent his personal emissary to a series of secret meetings with a personal representative of Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other Iranian officials. Ultimately the deal backfired when U.S. Military troops found themselves being attacked by missles funded by these meetings.  To this day,…

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Guess Who Is On the Three Dollar Bill?

Whose face appears on the one-dollar bill? Correct. Washington.The five-dollar bill? Right again. Lincoln. How about the ten? Hamilton. And the twenty? Jackson. Now it gets tougher. Who is depicted on the fifty-dollar bill? Ulysses Grant. And on the one-hundred-dollar bill? Ben Franklin. There are higher denominations of U.S. paper currency, although federal regulations demand…

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